|The Coffee House #146 - Mark Cohen|
This month in The Coffee House: GETTING BY WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM THE GOVERNMENT With joblessness hovering around 10 percent, large numbers of people are trying to get by on unemployment insurance, but many other qualify who donât apply. For tips on navigating the UI system, we turn to Courtney Chappell of the DC Employment Justice Center. (Host: Fred Feinstein) THE CASE AGAINST ARTIFICIAL TURF SOCCER FIELDS As the youth soccer booms spreads across the country, grass fields that were once only...
Keywords: unemployment; insurance; artificial turf; Hip-Hop; dance; poetry; roots music
|PUNKCAST#918 - Oakley Hall - Union Pool, Brooklyn - Joly MacFie|
Here we see Brooklyn's Oakley Hall at the Feb 4 2006 record release party for the 'Second Guessing' CD, which eventually has come out on Amish Records, after the original label Bulb 'resigned' from the record business. There are three clips here, 'Volume Rambler', which appears on the new record, 'Bury My Burden' with Brian Chase of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs guesting on tabla, an unreleased track, as is the the third clip, the rollicking 'Lazy Susan'.
Keywords: punkcast; music; video; music video; nyc; brooklyn; alternative; country; folk; psychedelic; roots
|THE COFFEE HOUSE #147 - Mark Cohen|
WELCOME TO THE COFFEE HOUSE WHERE, IN THE NEXT HOURâ¦ MANY OF OUR SCHOOLS ARE FAILINGâ¦ UNIONS ARE FINGERED FOR CODDLING BAD TEACHERSâ¦ RANDI WEINGARTEN, PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS, HAS A PLANâ¦ THE DRUG WAR IS NO LONGER HEADLINESâ¦ BUT OVERFLOWING PRISONS TESTIFY THEREâS BEEN NO CEASE FIREâ¦ WHAT TO DO? WE CHAT WITH NKECHI TAIFA OF THE OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE â¦ A CLIMATE BILL WAS TOUGH GOING IN THE SENATE BEFORE THE GOP VICTORY IN MASSACHUSETTSâ¦ NOW WHAT ...
Keywords: school reform; teachers; unions; crack; cocaine; disparity; climate; cap and trade; cap and dividend; poetry; roots music; acoustic; traditional